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Japanese Spring Festival 2012

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B.C. Tent & Awning provides tents for “Haru Matsuri” Boston 2012; First Japanese Spring Festival draws estimated 10,000 people


AVON, MA, ISSUED MAY 3, 2012…B.C. Tent & Awning, the region’s leading provider of tents, awnings and accessories, provided tenting for “Haru Matsuri” Boston 2012, held April 29th at Copley Square Park.

B.C. Tent & Awning provided a 30×40 foot tent; five 9×50-foot tents; five 9×10-foot tents, in addition B.C. Tent contracted portable facilities, a 40-foot stage banner and all electrical work for the event that drew an estimated 10,000 people.

Held as part of “The Greater Boston-Japan Cherry Blossom Festival” the daylong event commemorated the 100th anniversary of the original gift of cherry trees from Japan to Washington D.C.  In addition, it allowed organizers from the local Japanese community to express gratitude for the relief efforts and support for the victims of the March, 2011 earthquake and tsunami.

The Festival – the largest event ever organized by the local Japanese community – presented an opportunity for families from throughout the Greater Boston area to enjoy Japanese food and entertainment and learn about the Japanese culture.

Bob Costa, President of B.C. Tent & Awning, said, “It was a pleasure to be a part of this important cultural event that drew so many people from the Boston area and beyond.”

 About B.C. Tent & Awning

B.C. Tent & Awning Company, established in 1980, offers the area’s largest inventory of rental tents of all sizes, as well as custom awnings, canopies, tables, chairs, lighting and dance floor setups.  B.C. Tent & Awning Company works with wedding planners, golf program planners, business directors, caterers, colleges and universities, and other groups to provide complete, start-to-stop materials for special events. The company’s spacious warehouse and administrative offices houses an in stock inventory that enables quick response to customers’ needs with the quality and service that they deserve. Sizes range from as small as 9’x10’ to literally any size needed; tents 60’x120’ and 60’x 290’ are not uncommon. B.C. Tent & Awning Co. maintains offices at 25 Bodwell St., Avon in the Avon Industrial Park.  For additional information on services offered, please call in-state toll-free, 800-660-TENT or (508) 586-0900; or visit the company’s web site at